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Samantha Fish Cigar Box Guitar Festival New Orleans 2020

Rounder Records Recording Artist Samantha Fish Partners With The New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival Under The New Name

Keeping the Blues Alive Awards 2020 Winners Announced

The broad diversity found in this year’s nine “Keeping the Blues Alive” Award recipients reflects the impact that blues music has across the globe
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Black Stone Cherry Gets Black To Blues – Again

Traditional blues aficionados may poo-poo the effort, but a younger generation will be introduced to the Golden Age of blues music much the same way I was by artists such as the Rolling Stones and Savoy Brown.

World Premiere Track From G. Love Ft. Marcus King “The Juice”

"This track is Delta Blues meets Philadelphia old school Hip Hop."

In Memory Of Henry “Gip” Gipson – Alabama Bluesman and Juke Joint Owner

Gip's Place became, over the years, a must-stop venue for blues musicians across the Southeast. They cited the "authentic Delta" feel of the little shack that could hold 50 people shoulder-to-shoulder.

Samantha Fish Wins Over Crowd In Chandler Arizona

By the fourth tune she started winning them over, and when she pulled out the cigar box guitar, she had them eating out of her hand.

World Premiere Track: Jimmy “Duck” Holmes “Little Red Rooster”

"“It’s important. It’s blues, so it’s the foundation all American music was built on. And it’s the truth."

If You’re Going To The City: A Tribute To Mose Allison

Mose’s daughter Amy Allison teamed up with musician/producer Don Heffington to honor her father’s rich catalog of songs.

The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band Announces Big Damn Blues Revolution Tour

This unique tour showcases the best their genres have to offer and culminates every night in a special jam session with all three artists.

Festival Director Talks King Biscuit

"It's our heritage. It's our culture, and we want to celebrate it." - Munnie Jordan, Executive Director of King Biscuit Blues Festival.
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